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Donor

The party conferring a power. One who makes a gift. One who creates a trust.

donor

n. a person or entity making a gift or donation.

donor

noun aider, almsgiver, altruist, assignor, backer, benefactor, benefactress, bequeather, bestower, cheerful giver, conferrer, consignor, contributor, deliverer, devisor, distributor of largess, donator, free giver, generous giver, giver, Good Samaritan, grantor, helper, humanitarian, patron, patroness, philanthropist, presenter, rewarder, vouchsafer
Foreign phrases: Voluntas donatoris in charta doni sui manifeste expressa observetur.The will of the donor which is clearly expressed in his deed of gift should be obberved.
See also: benefactor, contributor, feoffor, good samaritan, maker, transferor

donor

a person who makes a gift of property.

DONOR. He who makes a gift. (q.v.)

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An efficient blood donor programme is important for providing safe transfusion services.
In Saudi Arabia, little is known about donor deferral, including the characteristics, rates and regional variability of the deferrals between blood banks.
The single biggest determinant of donor loyalty is the quality of service the donor receives from the fundraising staff.
Hospitals, hospices, and nursing homes have agreements with tissue procurement organizations, inviting them to contact the next of kin as a potential donor nears death.
A variation of the CRUT, called a net income CRUT, pays the donor the lesser of the net income of the trust or the unitrust amount.
509): The donor funds the charity and sets the charitable purpose.
The pink sticker would fall off or people didn't carry their donor card in their wallet,'' he said.
Contrasting the yields on those receiving scholarships with those not funded can help donors see the impact of financial aid on enrollment behavior.
The decision to direct the OPTN to develop the new policies was made by HRSA after reviewing responses from transplant organizations, individuals and living donors and live donor families responding to a request for comments on the subject published in the Jan.
Results of the audit information survey distributed to all four agencies "suggests that basic information about their databases, fundraising results, prospect and donor pools, cost-per-dollar raised, etc.
Within 10 years, nearly two-thirds of kidneys transplanted from brain-dead donors or cadavers fail, defined as a decline in blood-filtering capacity to a point at which the person needs dialysis.
Pathologic examination of the explanted donor liver demonstrated focal acute subcapsular necrosis, large droplet fat accumulation, and mild chronic portal inflammation.